California Civil Code Section 1803.5

1803.5. If the cost of any insurance is included in the contract and a separate charge is made to the buyer for such insurance:

(a) The contract shall state whether the insurance is to be procured by the buyer or the seller.

(b) The amount, included for such insurance, shall not exceed the premiums chargeable in accordance with rate fixed for such insurance by the insurer.

(c) If the insurance is to be procured by the seller or holder, he shall, within 45 days after delivery of the goods or furnishing of the services under the contract, deliver, mail or cause to be mailed to the buyer, at his address as specified in the contract, a notice thereof or a copy of the policy or policies of insurance or a certificate or certificates of the insurance so procured.

(d) The provisions of Insurance Code Section 1668 shall apply to any violation of this section.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 201.)

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